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Annie Lennox-Goddess Voice&Brilliant Artist

Updated on August 30, 2017

About Annie Lennox and Goddess Art

Annie Lenox has been an onstage image maker.. to which Lady Gaga even emulates. Ah the life of a music goddess, where others view and follow.

I paint goddess art, beautiful women goddess art, and oft times I paint my exotic women to the music of Annie Lenox. I have painted so many paintings to the music of Annie Lennox. I turn my boom box up to full blast and scare the neighbors I am sure! What an inspiration this woman is. She stands for talent being pursued and mastered.

Several years ago I saw her on Saturday Live singing "Why". At the end of that performance she sang/said the lyrics, "You don't know me, you don't know how I feel." I just felt stunned by it. I could not move or even breath.. I have been a 'major' fan ever since that song. I was before but the emotion she projected that night was so profound, so unusual that as I said, my breath was taken away.

Isn't that what creativity is all about? Moving someones emotions? Making them feel something? I think yes.. and Annie Lennox moves me.

Ann Lennox was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. She attended Aberdeen High School for Girls, now Harlaw Academy.[1] She was educated as a classical musician and studied the flute at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Birth name Ann Lennox

Born December 25, 1954 (age 52)

Origin Aberdeen, Scotland

Genre(s) Pop, soul, rock

Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter

Instrument(s) Vocals, keyboards, flute

Years active 1977-present

Label(s) J, Arista

Associated

acts Eurythmics, The Tourists

Website www.annielennox.com

Turn On The Music

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Turn on the music as you enjoy my lens!

Here are the lyrics to "Why"

How many times do I have to try to tell you

That I'm sorry for the things I've done

But when I start to try to tell you

That's when you have to tell me

Hey, this kind of trouble's only just begun

I tell myself too many times

Why don't you ever learn to keep your big mouth shut

That's why it hurts so bad to hear the words

That keep on falling from your mouth

Falling from your mouth

Falling from your mouth

Tell me...

Why

Why

I may be mad

I may be blind

I may be viciously unkind

But I can still read what you're thinking

And I've heard it said too many times

That you'd be better off

Besides...

Why can't you see this boat is sinking

Let's go down to the water's edge

And we can cast away those doubts

Some things are better left unsaid

But they still turn me inside out

Turning inside out turning inside out

Tell me...

Why

Tell me...

Why

This is the book I never read

These are the words I never said

This is the path I'll never tread

These are the dreams I'll dream instead

This is the joy that's seldom spread

These are the tears...

The tears we shed

This is the fear

This is the dread

These are the contents of my head

And these are the years that we have spent

And this is what they represent

And this is how I feel

Do you know how I feel?

'Cause I don't think you know how I feel

I don't think you know what I feel

I don't think you know what I feel

You don't know what I feel

Great Annie Lennox Music

Annie Lenox Quotes

A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age.

Annie Lennox

Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.

Annie Lennox

Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death.

Annie Lennox

I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life - you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams.

Annie Lennox

I want to branch out. I want to write. I write poetry. I want to see my children grow up well.

Annie Lennox

I was perceiving myself as good as a man or equal to a man and as powerful and I wanted to look ambiguous because I thought that was a very interesting statement to make through the media. And it certainly did cause quite a few ripples and interest and shock waves.

Annie Lennox

I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.

Annie Lennox

It's a very telling thing when you have children. You have to be there for them, you've got to set an example, when you're not sure what your example is, and anyway the world is changing so fast you don't know what is appropriate anymore.

Annie Lennox

Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion - very powerful emotions. That's what draws millions of people towards it. And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and - people identify with that.

Annie Lennox

Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It's taken some time, but now I feel I've truly paid my dues. I guess I'm at a point now where I'm more comfortable in my own skin.

Annie Lennox

The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and no, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in.

Annie Lennox

There are two kinds of artists left: those who endorse Pepsi and those who simply won t.

Annie Lennox

When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you.

Annie Lennox

5 Ways to Not Feel So Stinkin' Old and Notice Life Before Our Very Eyes

poem by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen

Annie.. she's AGELESS! and to her I send tribute as well as offer this poem if mine in this lens in her honor.

FIVE ways to NOT FEEL OLD?

Is it really that hard?

Find an old picture

and look at it

hard

and for a very long time

Yikes!

Go ahead

you can say it out loud

it will feel a whole lot better!

Yes

loads of smiles

all the while growing older.

So What happened!?

no lines are seen

in past pictures

when we were young

so young

a... way

back...

then

singing other songs.

WHO was that woman

or

WHOS was that man

WHO was that girl

or boy

who the heck was that

so beautiful

and upon reflection

so outstandingly

grand?

Five ways to feel old

not really that hard

if you consider the past

years lived

and a past

hard

not easy

to restart.

So I was thinking

on this day

this very second

of life

arrayed

I want to stop that

talk

and with a bit of self shock

take in every second

of todays

glorious

yes I said

glorious

walk.

OK! So that is ONE way

backwards from what I did say...

You gotta live life

TODAY!

Embrace this very second

the NOW as they tell you

Take a deep breath

yes, this very moment

and second!

Done?

Did you do it?

Take in life's high

that full breath of fresh air

life's ride

and the magic it comes from?

Yes...

is that done?

Soo many things fade

as we let go.

Memories

too hard to embrace

time

just goes...

Just goes

youth

just fades.

Simplicity brings a thousand

and one

things

all we need do is embrace

each fragile kiss

and hold the fragrance

of lost

perhaps even neglected

years

we did not outrun.

Don't miss those elusive gifts

that once indeed brought us

to

a predictable

cheer.

TWO is clear

focus on what brings you

CHEER!

Be it grandchild

or first child

or great grand past the years child

those smiles

are indeed golden

gladly

I chose them.

Does life at times seems

stolen?

Feel as if lines are drawn

and you missed the simple

sounds of contented smiles?

Wait..

say a smile out loud!

Do it

have a silly day

that if you try will wash all cares

away.

Be silly for just one second

laugh out loud

at the mere suggestion

can you hear you

singing number THREE

LOUD!!

Look into your mirror

and see

You singing.

Of all the mountains we could cross

rivers flowing

memories lost?

No.. think again

this is not pretend

we have all crossed some pretty

spectacular

landscape bends!

This is a glorious world

yes?

My friend..

and it is FOUR

in the making

do not mistake it

LIFE lived

is spectacular and it is

YOURS.

FIVE is everything that feels alive

you eating breakfast

me writing

these simple lines.

YOU are remarkable

and you know what?

So am I!

Sooo instead of feeling old

feeling that mirror

looking back at you

be grand!

You are a legend

in waiting

and miracles are all around you

and me

Demand it of yourself to...

NOTICE

LIFE

at hand.

ABOUT Kathy Ostman-Magnusen: I am an artist, represented by Monkdogz Urban Art, New York. ORIGINAL ART may be purchased through Monkdogz: http://www.monkdogz.com/chelseagallery/artistart/M...

My newest website: http://www.kathyostman-magnusen.com

THE IMAGE is of my sculpture "Bleeding Wings 5"

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Annie Lennox Videos

Annie Lennox - Blind Among The Flowers - by Rob Bell

Now, I have to say, that I would be revealing my age if I told you that I bought (and still have) one of the first copies of a 45rpm released by an obscure band called "The Tourists". However, this "single" has formed part of my life and for one particular reason - on it is a song called "Blind Among The Flowers" by an A. Lennox. A very powerful song. Now, being Scottish myself, perhaps I would like to boast of the strength I noted in the singing of this, then unknown, young "lass" from Aberdeen, but no. She was even then, in the 1980s in a class of her own. Since then Annie Lennox has developed beyond the borders of the small Scotland that cradled her and became a fully fledged international artist who now peruses the boulevards of cosmopolitan Paris.

Annie Lennox was born a star. But it was her relationship with Dave Stewart that cemented her persona, that gave her the gall to stand alone - not because of the love they had as a married couple (and functioning band as the Eurythmics) but as a foil against which she developed her real self as opposed to her stage persona.

Annie Lennox is the real thing! A world-renowned singer, a pop star, and a real woman. To understand her and the life she has lead is to see where we can also go. She recognizes no limits, neither musically nor physically, she is woman and she is strong. Annie Lennox will continue to be a reference point for many young female singers to follow and guide them in their careers for even in the nineteen eighties, she defined what female independence WOULD be. . . . and then sang about it!

About the author: I am a major fan of the British Pop scene from the late 70s, through the 1980s to the contemporary music scene! If you too want to share that independent spirit that Annie Lennox brought to the pop music scene and read more about her life as a diva then I recommend you read this fabulous book - Annie Lennox: The Biography.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Rob_Bell

"Passages" 36x48 oil on canvas by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen

"Passages" 36x48 oil on canvas by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen
"Passages" 36x48 oil on canvas by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen

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Annie Lennox Says

"Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death."

"Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world."

"A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age."

"When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you."

Share your stories, sightings, thoughts, rants, raves...

Shout Out For Annie Lennox!

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      Fran Tollett 4 years ago

      Beautiful voice and she sings with such "passion" :-)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I am a fan of Annie Lennox's, so I do fit right in on you lovely page.

      Best of wishes to you, and God Bless! :)

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      TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      Annie Lennox is a super talented lady!

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      angel blessings for annie lennox.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Annie is a brilliant artist and this is a nice tribute.

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      julieannbrady 5 years ago

      Yes, indeed ... shout out for that Annie Lennox! Girl Power ... "When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you."

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      OrganicMom247 6 years ago

      Love Annie Lennox music her lyrics are catchy and wholesome. Aces to you again.

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      goo2eyes lm 6 years ago

      annie lennox has this classical beauty and her songs are very moving.

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      drifter0658 lm 8 years ago

      A fantastic tribute to an artist with great vision. There are only a handful of female vocalists that I really enjoy, and Annie has always fit in my palm.

      Thanks!

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      MargoPArrowsmith 8 years ago

      This is a great lens, its good to see a well done Squid Who when there are so many people who use the cookie cutter, and this one is wonderful without the comparasion. ***** to you and Annie

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      papawu 9 years ago

      Admittedly, I have not listened to much of her solo work, but I was definitely a fan of the Eurythmics. I grew up in the 80's, what can I say?

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      kathysart 9 years ago

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      Yay Annie! I adore your goddess passion!

      Kathy

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